Jessica Ra'chel Newman LAC, Acupuncturist
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Jessica Ra'chel Newman LAC




Jessica Newman is an acupuncturist practicing in Long Beach, California. Dr. Newman evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Newman treats the patients condition. Many of the body's systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

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  • How often should you do acupuncture for anxiety?

    Most patients experience immediate relief from just one session. READ MORE

  • What are the acupressure points for diabetes?

    This is a great question. There is an acupuncture point on the back which is associated with balancing the pancreas. Absolutely acupuncture can help. It goes without saying lifestyle adjustment, such as healthy food intake, exercise, and eliminating sugars is also integral part of balancing insulin. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture help nerve pain?

    Yes acupuncture can be effective for nerve pain READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture help rotator cuff pain?

    Yes acupuncture can be very effective in clearing up rotator cuff pain. When I worked for an integrative urgent care in LA, the upper Extremities MD sent me many such cases. Most of them had incredible results with acupuncture care. READ MORE

  • Numbness and tingling after acupuncture?

    Occasionally in holistic therapies such as acupuncture, the body has a mechanism it initiates on the path to healing similar to a rubber band where it snaps back into its previous place, getting used to new positions. While this could be a possible explanation, I’ve personally never had a patient experience these sensations at this point in the treatment cycle… I’d recommend asking the acupuncturist about it, then please contact me for a specific consultation. READ MORE

  • How long does it take for acupuncture to work for chronic back pain?

    How long it would take to heal from chronic back pain depends on several factors, including on the age and level of health of the patient, as well as the skill level and consistency of care. Approximately 91% of my patients felt better immediately following the first treatment. With consistent care, the majority of them recovered within 1-6 months of weekly visits, depending on the variables mentioned above. Six months are the extreme cases and more elderly and less healthy patients. The mean amount of time is somewhere between 1-3 months in my practice. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture for neck pain hurt?

    Acupuncture for neck pain shouldn’t hurt, provided you have a skilled practitioner. It would help if this practitioner would guide your breath so that you exhale upon insertion. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help bloating?

    Most definitely can help bloating. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with sweating?

    Yes, it can. I had an experience with a patient with terrible Hyperhidrosis, so bad he was considering a drastic surgery to cease the constant sweating. After one treatment, it decreased dramatically. After just two treatments, he said it was basically gone. Each case is different, but yes. READ MORE

  • Treating chronic muscle pain?

    I’m so sorry to hear of your husband’s situation. Acupuncture is an excellent idea for back pain, especially post-op. Like with anything natural, it can take time, so patience and consistency are key. Also, find a recommended practitioner in your area. Research and personal clinical experience have yielded high pain relief results usually in 80-90% of patients. May your husband be blessed with a complete recovery! For more information, video consults are available per request: READ MORE

  • Does Chinese acupuncture raise collagen levels?

    According to some recent research, Master Tung points out, “Zhi Wu, can be used after surgery for nonhealing scars or wounds, ear infection or inflammation and swollen knee.” In order to heal scars and wounds, collagen production would need to increase, so it is thus extrapolated that this can be the case in the use of this Master Tung Point. Acupuncture also has been proven to lower inflammation, helping many other inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis. READ MORE

  • Why do I feel light headed after acupuncture?

    Oftentimes, when patients feel lightheaded after treatment, it can be due to the following: not eating enough high nutritional value food before treatment, detoxification from medications, post-trauma release response, and dehydration. READ MORE

  • Relief from sciatica?

    About 80% of my patients come to see me with sciatica and lower back pain-related issues. About 91% of them find immediate relief after the first session. Duration of healing depends on many factors; your health, the condition of damage, and the practitioner’s skill set so there aren’t any hard and fast answers. Some take a session or two, while others come for 10-20 sessions before finding relief and or healing. The cost differs per region and practitioner. I’ve seen acupuncture sessions run anywhere from $60-120, depending on those factors. READ MORE

  • How often should you have acupuncture treatment for headaches?

    It depends on the severity and longevity of the headaches, but typically READ MORE

  • How long does it take to fix a bulging disc?

    This is a difficult question to answer truthfully because there are so many variables at play in healing damage from a disc bulge. It depends on your health, the severity of the rupture, the skills of your practitioner, and your consistency with treatment, to name a few. I’ve had patients (about 91%) walk away from the first treatment with immediate relief, and then some who don’t see a change for a while. First off, check around your town who comes highly recommended for this sort of problem (maybe a group page on social media for your city you can ask for recommendations), take a consultation with the practitioner, as personal rapport and comfort do play a hand at results. Secondly, once you find a recommended practitioner with whom you feel a rapport, ensure you are as consistent with treatments as you can afford, try to do at least 4-10 treatments in a row (1-2 a week). All the best to your healing and health! For private consult, contact me at READ MORE

  • Leg problem after an acupuncture session?

    It sounds like your sciatic nerve was inflamed; it’s possible that a muscle spasm irritated the nerve, or that your hips became misaligned. I can recommend doing this stretch to relieve the tension and allow the position to return to normal: READ MORE

  • Burning post acupuncture treatment?

    For this point on the side of the wrist, it is a very minuscule point, once which is between a tendon and a bone. It’s easy to feel nerve tension if the needle is just slightly close to it. If you felt burning and tingling, it was likely close to the nerve. In my practice, if the patient feels tingling or burning with this point, I will always readjust it. The sensation you're having the next day should go away. However, if it persists, it is important you let the practitioner know. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture cure male infertility?

    We have acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas which can directly deal with the root of male infertility! READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with concussions?

    Absolutely. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help kidneys?

    Yes. READ MORE

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